SchoolArts Magazine

AUG-SEP 2008

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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Theme Commonalities August/September 2008 On the cover: Artwork by Betty LaDuke from "Sharing a World Vision" on page 28. Elementary 39 It's in the Bag! Alexandria Sturdevant Middle School 25 Mixed-media backpack drawings. 50 Art Partners for New Orleans Right from the Beginning Karen Watson-Newlin 30 A focus on autumn leaves through traditional and digital media. 48 Artist Trading Cards Amanda Sirianni 42 Fostering art and social development. All Levels 44 28 Sharing a World Vision Janet Payne Betty LaDuke and Heifer International. Early Childhood 40 Colorful Kindergarten Mice Byrna Bobick and Elizabeth Wheeler A unit to begin the school year. Self-Portrait Avatars Brian Hutcheson Digital concepts guide hands-on art. Kathleen A. McArdle A three-way community collaboration for the arts. 44 High School Self-Portrait Tapestries Amy Sue McPartlan Inspiration from Coptic weavings. 52 Portfolio Preparation Tips for Teachers Brooke Hunter-Lombardi Cultivating personal development. 30 2008–2009 Davis Digital Storytelling Challenge Brian Hutcheson Bring 21st-century learning into your classroom. 46 Human Commonalities and Art Kaye Passmore Building connections through common bonds. 8 55 64 The Artist Trading Card Contest is back! Check out our NEW Contest Showcase. Find the best of the best in Clay. Corrections: The image of a stained-glass landscape window that appeared in the April 2008 table of contents is by Celine Olcott. "Designing Art Lessons for Children with Asperger Syndrome" from the April 2008 issue is by Gillian Furniss. The artists featured in the May 2008 Teacher-Student Portfolio are from Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Wherever you see this icon, go to for additional student artwork, project templates, and more! SchoolArts August/September 2008 5

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